Where are the Summit County Clerk of Courts Legal Division Offices located?

Civil, Criminal and Domestic Relations Divisions
Summit County Courthouse Annex
205 S. High St., 1st Floor
Akron, OH 44308-1662

Ninth District Court of Appeals Division
Ocasek Building
161 S. High Street, #502
Akron, OH 44308-1615

Parking is located in the Ohio Building Parking deck off High Street or the Morley Health Center off South Broadway.

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What are the Clerk of Courts Legal Division Office hours?

The Clerk of Courts Office is open on Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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What records does the Summit County Clerk of Courts Legal Division Office maintain?

The Summit County Clerk of Courts Office maintains the records for the Summit County Court of Common Pleas, General Division, Domestic Relations Division and the Ninth District Court of Appeals.

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Where can I find information about wills and guardianships?

Summit County Probate Court handles all matters concerning wills, estates and guardianships.  It is located in the:

Summit County Court House
209 S. High St.
Akron, OH 44308
(330) 643-2350

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I applied for a loan and the credit report shows that I have a lien against me for state taxes that I owe.  How do I correct this?

You must contact the Ohio Department of Taxation in Columbus, Ohio to make arrangements for payment of the back taxes.  Once the taxes have been paid the Department of Taxation will forward a release form to you.  Once you receive the release form you must deliver the release to the Summit County Clerk of Courts Office - Civil Division.  The lien record will be updated to show the file date of the release.  Please call the Clerk of Courts office at (330) 643-2219 prior to filing to get the actual amount of filing fee.  Each lien has a different filing fee.

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How do I have a lien taken off my credit report once it has been paid?

The Summit County Clerk of Courts does not report to the credit reporting agencies.  The agencies employees review filings and place the liens on the credit reports of individuals.  You should contact the credit reporting agencies directly with questions or copies of releases of liens.  The three largest reporting agencies are:

Equifax
P.O. Box 105873
Atlanta, GA 30348
(800) 685-1111

Experian (formerly TRW)
P.O. Box 9600
Allen, TX 75013
(800) 311-4769

Trans Union Corporation
P.O. Box 1000
Chester, PA 19022
(800) 888-4213

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How do I become a Notary Public or Renewal a Notary Public?

Please contact the Akron Bar Association.

7 W Bowery St., 11th floor
Akron, OH 44308
(330) 253-5007

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Where do I go to register my Notary Commission and how much does it cost?

Notary commissions are registered at the Summit County Clerk of Courts Office Civil Division.  The cost is $6.00.

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Where do I get a Marriage License?

Marriage License applications are taken at the Summit County Probate Court.  It is located in the:

Summit County Court House
209 S. High St.
Akron, OH 44308
(330) 643-2346

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Where do I get a copy of Birth or Death Certificate?

Barberton Health Department for births that took place in Barberton after 1907:

571 W. Tuscarawas St.
Barberton, OH 44203
(330) 745-6O67

Summit County Health Department for births that took place outside of the city of Barberton but within the county limits:

368 S. Main St.
Akron, OH 44311
(330) 375-2976

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Where do I get a copy of Birth or Death Certificate prior to 1907?

The Summit County Probate Court has Birth and Death Certificate prior to 1907.  It is located in the:

Summit County Court House
209 S. High St.
Akron, OH 44308
(330) 643-2346

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Where are Mechanics Liens filed?

Mechanics Liens are filed in the Summit County Fiscal Office:

Ohio Building
175 S. Main St.
Akron, OH 44308
(330) 643-2719

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Where do I get a copy of my property deed?

Copies of Deeds can be obtained from the Summit County Fiscal Office:

Ohio Building
175 S. Main St.
Akron, OH 44308
(330) 643-2713

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Where do I file a copy of a Power of Attorney?

Power of Attorney is filed in the Summit County Fiscal Office:

Ohio Building
175 S. Main St.
Akron, OH 44308
(330) 643-2713

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Where do I file my DD214-Release form military service form?

The DD214 form is filed in the Summit County Fiscal Office:

Ohio Building
175 S. Main St.
Akron, OH 44308
(330) 643-2713

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Who do I contact about my property taxes?

If you have a question concerning your property taxes or the tax appraisal you should contact the Summit County Fiscal Office:

Ohio Building
175 S. Main St.
Akron, OH 44308
(330) 643-2668

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Where do I pay my property taxes?

Property taxes are paid at the Summit County Fiscal Office. Make check payable to:

John A. Donofrio, Fiscal Officer
175 S Main St, 3rd Floor
Akron, OH 44308

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Where can I inquire about a traffic ticket I received?

All Traffic Matters are handled in the municipal court jurisdictions:

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Where do I inquire about Child Support payments?

All Child Support matters are handled by the Summit County Child Support Enforcement Agency:

Summit County Prosecutors Office
175 S. Main St., 6th Floor
Akron, OH 44303
(330) 643-2765

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Where is my Bankruptcy Hearing being held?

All Bankruptcy matters are handled at the U.S. Federal District Court.  It is located at:

2 S. Main St.
Akron, OH 44303
(330) 375-5840
(corner Main and Market St.)

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Where do I find information concerning Adoptions?

The Summit County Probate Court handles adoption matters.  It is located at:

The Summit County Court House
209 S. High St.
Akron, OH 44303
(330) 643-2350

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How far back do your records go on the computer?

Our cases for each division go back to the following years:

Division
Year
Civil Division
1990
Criminal Division
1986
Domestic Relations
1989
Ninth District Court of Appeals Indexing only - 1990 Full Docket - 1999

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